Mar 07, 2013 9:01 AM ET
Aviva said loss for the year swung to £3 billion. adidas net for the year dropped 14% to €526 million and loss in the fourth quarter was €272 million. Aggreko profit for the year rose 6% to £276 million. Balfour Beatty profit tumbled 70% to £44 million and received rail contract worth £130 million.
Mar 07, 2013 8:36 AM ET
Bank of Japan left its bond buying program unchanged at the last meeting chaired by Governor Shirakawa. The yen eased and market indexes extended gains for the sixth day in a row.
Mar 07, 2013 8:03 AM ET
Australian indexes rested after a solid surge in last four weeks. Trade deficit widened in January on lower shipments of coal and iron ore largely related to weather conditions. Construction activities declined for the 33rd month in a row in February.
Mar 07, 2013 7:42 AM ET
Bank of India raised $170 million from the central government. DLF board approved stock offering. Gitanjali plans to raise $250 million. NYSE Euronext sold 4.79% stake in MCX. Tata Sons and AirAsia won a government approval for its discount carrier investment proposal.
Mar 06, 2013 2:01 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street extended gains and orders for machinery and factory goods that signal business investment surged in January. Private sector also added net new 198,000 jobs. The euro eased ahead of the ECB meeting. The Bank of Japan is expected to accelerate monetary easing.
Mar 06, 2013 12:57 PM ET
Tokyo stocks surged following the market advance in New York. The Nikkei soared to a new 4-year high and the yen eased as the central bank starts its last meeting under the present Governor Shirakawa.
Mar 06, 2013 11:53 AM ET
American Eagle fourth quarter net jumped 85% and Big Lots net rose 5%. AeroVironment third quarter net declined 33% and Fresh Market second quarter net climbed 13%. Seaspan net surged 151%. VeriFone first quarter net swung to $11.84 million profit.
Mar 06, 2013 9:47 AM ET
Australian GDP expanded at 0.6% in the December quarter and gained 3% in 2012, the fastest annual growth since 2007. However, the economic growth was uneven and growth drivers were softer than expected.
Mar 06, 2013 9:14 AM ET
Mavi Investment Fund sold 75 million shares of Adani Power. AstraZeneca India promoters reduce their stake in the company. Dish TV board approved divestment of Singapore arm. Central government divested 12.5% stake in Rashtriya Chemicals.
Mar 06, 2013 9:10 AM ET
Admiral Group fiscal profit jumped 17% to £258.4 million and Carrefour net for the year was flat at €404 million. Henkel fiscal year net surged 30.1% to €1.51 billion. Legal & General profit for the year soared 11% to £801 million.